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A priest of the Many-Faced God in the House of Black and White, The Waif is known for wearing a robe with a hood of black on the right side and white on the left side.
The type of retail stores located along the waif would be different than the stores found along the town's main street.
The other purported details can readily be found among the pages of any romance novel: the brave waif enlisting in order to escape a loveless arranged marriage.
Newspaper ads for Broadway musicals tend to avoid dance images altogether in favor of the kind of brand promotion perfected by the producer Cameron Mackintosh, who gave us the big-eyed waif of Les Miserables and the totemic face mask of Phantom.
Now the Walford waif is looking all glam and is starting to bear a striking resemblence to Swedish sex siren Britt Eckland.
The Gidgetlike facade of Chicklet, the 16-year-old waif gamely played by Lauren Ambrose, is perpetually being displaced by a dominatrix alter ego.
And does Keira possess the thespian skills to play cockney waif Eliza?
She also displayed a good sense of humour and left the waif cheered up and hopeful once more.
Rudnicki goes from the deep rumble of Mansfield to the child's piping of Jane, a waif whose skill at teleportation may be mankind's only hope.
In an early charcoal, Wishing I Had a Twin Sister, 2002, the artist sketched the body of a topless waif model but replaced her face with a delicate portrait of his own.
Anyone who was intent on exerting a certain amount of glee at the idea of super waif turning into super whale will be sadly disappointed (hard to believe people out there can be so bitchy).